Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a DVM/BVSc or equivalent with an M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Veterinary Anaesthesia.


Candidates must also possess:

  • At least five (5) years specialist experience in Veterinary Anaesthesia
  • A minimum of five (5) years University level teaching experience and post graduate research
  • Experience supervising Small Animal Veterinary Anaesthetic cases
  • Experience lecturing Undergraduate Students in Veterinary Anaesthesia (all species)


Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Board Certification (Dip ACVAA, Dip ECVAA)
  • Further training in Veterinary Anaesthesiology
  • An acceptable level of research as evidenced by recent publications in peer reviewed journals


Board eligibility will be an asset.


Special Responsibilities

  • Lecturing in Veterinary Anaesthesiology and Pain Management
  • Performing anaesthesia on companion, farm, equine and exotic animals
  • Contribute significantly to the development of interdisciplinary clinical courses for the DVM programme and facilitating interdisciplinary research among related disciplines
  • Co-ordinating and overseeing the wide range of veterinary anaesthesiology and directing clinical professional education and post-graduate modules in this area
  • Carrying out independent and group research and guiding and supervising student independent and group research
  • Carrying out Senior Administrative duties
  • Supervising Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Anaesthetic cases


Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals of integrity who can work well in a team and student friendly environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Have a high level of clinical competence
  • Be able to contribute significantly to curriculum development
  • Be able to work well in a clinical team 


Deadline Date: Sunday, April 12, 2020. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

University of the West Indies - St. Augustine
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary Range. min. USD 38,522 - max. USD 62,561
US$38500 to US$62600 Per Annum
Your Career Level
Senior Career
Years Experience
At least Five (5) years'
Your Education Level
Master's Degree or Doctor
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